Emma Davie

Reporter

Emma Davie is a reporter, web writer and videojournalist in Halifax. She loves listening to, and telling stories from people in the Maritimes. You can reach her at emma.davie@cbc.ca.

Latest from Emma Davie

'Kindness goes a long way': Why libraries train staff to work with society's struggles

As more people go to the Halifax Public Libraries, staff are being trained on how to deal with the range of behaviours people visiting these community hubs.

Accessible surfing offers safe way to ride the waves

On Saturday, 60 people took part in an annual event that gives everyone a chance to surf.

'I was quite upset': Woman with support dog kicked out of Halifax Citadel

Carol Craig of Argyle, Man., was told her emotional support dog was not allowed into the Halifax Citadel earlier this month. Parks Canada says it 'regrets the way this encounter unfolded' and is changing its policies.

'Duckgate': Ducklings keep getting stuck in fish ladder at Sullivans Pond

The city is trying to figure out how to make a fish ladder in Dartmouth's Sullivans Pond more duck friendly.

N.S. woman uses pork insulin for 50 years, but province won't cover it

Julie Anne Currie recently switched to the Nova Scotia Seniors' Pharmacare program, which she says has so far refused to cover the pork insulin she needs to stay alive.

A place to congregate: Church Brewing Co. brings business to Wolfville

Since opening in January, the Church Brewing Co. has had almost 60,000 people come through its doors. According to the owners, it is now the second biggest employer in Wolfville.
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Atlantic Canada has an enviable problem: its youth jails are emptying out

Many of the youth correctional centres in Atlantic Canada are emptying, a CBC News Investigation found, and advocates say that’s a good thing.

Cartoonist let go from N.B. newspapers days after Trump image goes viral

Michael de Adder tweeted that he was let go from Brunswick News, but the company says it wasn't because of his cartoon of U.S. President Donald Trump.

5 Roman Catholic churches to be shuttered on Eastern Shore

Among the closures is St. Anselm's in West Chezzetcook. Its parishioners have been calling for it to reopen since it closed due to mould last November.

University students rescue 8 from sailboat off Lunenburg

A Canadian Coast Guard zodiac was dispatched to the scene early Wednesday morning.

Quiet resurgence: Americans coming north to fill prescriptions on the rise again

How Americans are able to get a valid Canadian prescription varies. But right now, it isn't impacting Canada's health-care system or supply.

Canadians' enthusiasm wanes for legal pot and edibles, study finds

The Dalhousie University study, released Thursday, also found that 60 per cent of marijuana users continue to buy from the same supplier as they did before smoking pot became legal last year.

Why desperate Americans are driving to Canada in caravans for insulin

As the cost of insulin continues to skyrocket in the U.S., people are making the trek north as an alternative to paying thousands of dollars to stay alive. And it could have consequences for the insulin supply in Canada.

A camera in a Halifax cab raises questions about privacy

A woman wants to see clear signs letting passengers know they're being recorded after she says she had an uncomfortable taxi ride in Halifax last week.

Day of Mourning ceremony a reminder more work to be done

The Day of Mourning Ceremony in Halifax Sunday remembered those who died in the workplace, and provided an opportunity to remind officials that more needs to be done to protect people on the job.